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seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
cloister - monastery or convent
surmise - guess; N.
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against